At its October meeting, the Hawai’i Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission (Climate Commission) endorsed two recently completed documents that operationalize the recommendations of the state’s Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report (2017). These guidance documents, produced in support of the Commission’s Climate Ready Hawaiʻi Initiative, help state and county planners and government officials... Continue Reading →
According to NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, there is an ongoing La Nina event in the Pacific. This La Nina event is expected to persist through the spring of 2021. The consensus of climate models is projecting large scale wetter than average conditions over the Hawaiian Islands region from December 2020 through April 2021.
Virginia is taking new steps to address climate change, launching one the country’s strongest flood protections for state-owned property...
Sharing a Civil Beat's video interview with DLNR's Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands Administrator, Sam Lemmo and Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Earth Sciences, Dr. Chip Fletcher. The group tour the south shore of Oahu discussing sea level rise and beach erosion. watch videoSource: Honolulu Civil Beat More information... Continue Reading →